Strawberry Farm

Willaston Road, Thornton Hough, Cheshire, England, CH63 4JG

£775,000


Under Offer

A charming family property with detached 3 bedroom annex and land equating approx. 2.24 acres on The Wirral.

Summary

  • Four Bedroom Sandstone Farmhouse

  • Three Bedroom Annex/Guest House

  • Excellent scope to develop Equestrian Facilities

  • Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool

  • Spacious mature Gardens, Orchard & Patio Areas

  • Private & Rural, yet very accessible Location

  • In all approx. 2.24 Acres
  • 2.24 Acres
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bath/Shower rooms
  • Paddock / Land
  • Outbuildings
  • Ancillary Accommodation

Location Map

Description

Approximate Distances (miles)
M53 motorway 1m | Wilaston 3m | Liverpool 9m | Chester 12m | Manchester Airport 39m | Manchester City Centre 47m

Situation
The property is set within a lovely rural position however only located about one mile from the M53 motorway which provides great access to both Liverpool, Chester and beyond by road and rail making this property very well situated for commuters. Both Liverpool and Manchester Airports are about 40mins by car and the centre of Liverpool can be easily accessed being under 10miles.

Description
Strawberry Farm is a well-proportioned family property with a range excellent facilities including a detached three bedroom guest house or annex which has been built to a high specification with ‘living’ Sedum Roof and under floor heating throughout via a heat exchanger. The main residence is well appointed with large open plan kitchen dining which opens up to the contemporary garden room/conservatory with large sliding glazed doors to the external patio area around the swimming pool. The ground floor has three reception rooms which are finished to a high standard and incorporates many period features from the original farmhouse dating back to the 1840’s.

The property benefits from large gardens mainly laid to lawn with ponds; hedges and woodland boundaries which provide great privacy.

For the equestrian enthusiast, there is great scope to develop the equestrian part of the property with excellent space in and next to the large gardens; the land is flat and has sufficient space for a manege subject to the relevant planning permissions. The property has excellent access, from the doorstep onto off road outriding and further scope by permission of the neighbouring Leverhulme Estate to ride through the Estate which the current vendors have been able to do.

The property is set within 2.24 acres which is divided into large gardens, orchard and a paddock with post and rail fencing, with water connected and access off a no-through hard standing track which runs along the boundary.

Further land is available by separate negotiation.

The property in more detail:

FARMHOUSE

ENTRANCE PORCH Electronic coded secure door. Two double glazed windows. Tiled floor. Inner door leading to central hall way

ENTRANCE HALL Range fireplace. Mantle.Sandstone chimney breast. Staircase. Door leading to shower room and storage cupboard. Further door leading to kitchen

SHOWER ROOM 8’ 1” x 5’ 5” (2.46m x 1.65m) Enclosed shower cubicle,wall mounted heated towel rail, WC and wash hand basin, tiled flooring, skylight window

SNUG 11’ 6” x 10’ 0” (3.51m x 3.05m) Exposed sandstone chimney breast. Beamed ceiling, Double glazed window to front. Gas fire. Radiator

DINING ROOM 9’ 11” x 8’ 11” (3.02m x 2.72m) Situated off the kitchen having French doors leading out to the conservatory, wooden flooring, radiator

KITCHEN/DINER 20’ 11” x 16’ 4” (6.38m x 4.98m) A large extended kitchen with Aga oven, separate electric oven, plumbing point for dishwasher, tiled splashbacks, tiled flooring, two double glazed windows. Further double glazed windows to side and rear, two sets of skylight windows and door through to utility room, kitchen area fitted with range of wall, base and drawer units, single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over,

UTILITY ROOM 13’ 11” x 10’ 6” (4.24m x 3.2m) Plentiful white modern range of wall, base and drawer units, single drainer sink unit, integrated fridge freezer, plumbing point for washing machine, integrated wine rack, double glazed windows to front and rear plus door access to front and rear

CONSERVATORY 17’ 4” x 8’ 3” (5.28m x 2.51m) Full height double glazed windows and matching sliding patio doors providing access to the gardens, patio area and swimming pool, tiled flooring, radiator

LOUNGE 18’ 7” x 15’ 3” (5.66m x 4.65m) A large family size lounge having double glazed windows looking out onto gardens plus French doors to outside, gas fire set in an exposed brick fireplace, timber mantel over, two radiators

BEDROOM 1 17’ 11” x 15’ 3” (5.46m x 4.65m) Double glazed windows and matching French doors leading out to the balcony area, fitted wardrobes with sliding doors, radiator

BEDROOM 2 7’ 8” x 10’ 11” (2.34m x 3.33m) Double glazed window, built-in wardrobe, radiator

BEDROOM 3 11’ 6” x 9’ 11” (3.51m x 3.02m) Double glazed window, radiator.

BEDROOM 4/ OFFICE 9’ 1” x 7’ 10” (2.77m x 2.39m) Double glazed window, storage cupboard, radiator

BATHROOM 10’ 0” x 9’ 1” (3.05m x 2.77m) A period suite comprising roll top bath, WC, bidet and wash hand basin, part tiled walls, radiator, heated towel rail, double glazed window

GUEST HOUSE

ENTRANCE HALL Double glazed, tiled flooring, under floor heating, inner door through to the Lounge/Dining/Kitchen, doors off to Bedroom 3 and Wet Room

LOUNGE/DINER 28’ 10” x 14’ 9” (8.79m x 4.5m) Double glazed window to rear plus two sets of large double glazed sliding patio doors, outside tiled flooring, under floor heating, log burner, kitchen area is fitted with a modern range of wall and base units, single drainer sink unit, electric oven

BEDROOM 1 13’ 2” x 11’ 8” (4.01m x 3.56m) Double glazed window, tiled flooring, under floor heating

ENSUITE 7’ 6” x 5’ 8” (2.29m x 1.73m) Panelled bath, WC and wash hand basin, tiled walls and flooring, heated towel rail, double glazed window

BEDROOM 2 12’ 11” x 9’ 11” (3.94m x 3.02m) Large double glazed sliding patio door to outside, tiled flooring, under floor heating, double glazed windows

BEDROOM 3 11’ 7” x 11’ 0” (3.53m x 3.35m) Double glazed window, tiled flooring, under floor heating

WETROOM 11’ 0” x 5’ 9” (3.35m x 1.75m) Shower screen, main shower, WC and wash hand basin, heated towel rail, tiled flooring, double glazed window, walk-in Sauna.

Externally
Extensive gardens surround the property which includes an ornamental pond by the annex, a children’s tree house with zip wire off. There is also a sizable and mature orchard with a number of fruit trees. Various patio areas and walkways surround the house and swimming pool.

A timber built workshop and storage building is also located in the garden.

Swimming Pool 32’ 0” x 16’ 0” (9.75m x 4.88m)
The outdoor swimming pool is heated by a heat exchanger system which is housed along with the filtration system in a small storage hut in adjacent to the pool.

Services
Mains Water, Electricity & Gas
Farmhouse EPC – F (24/70)
Annex EPC – D (67/100)

Local Authority
Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
Farmhouse – Tax Band F
Annex – Tax Band A

Tenure
We understand the property to be Freehold with vacant possession.

Land
The land in total equates approx. 2.24 acres with water connected to the paddock.

Further land is available by separate negotiation.

Directions
Post Code: CH63 4JG
From Chester follow the M53 North towards Liverpool, exit at Junction 4. Take the first exit onto Mount Road and keep in the left hand lane around the next roundabout taking the first exit onto Clatterbridge Road (B5151). At the next roundabout, follow straight over onto Willaston Road and the property’s drive will be found on the right within less than a ¼ of a mile before ‘Wirral Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy Clinic’. There will be a Jackson Equestrian For Sale sign off the main road. Follow the drive for about 100 meters and the property will be on the right hand side.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment through Agents Jackson Equestrian on 01928 740555 / 01743 491979

JACKSON PROPERTY for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order, or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.